This series of photos was inspired by Italian Alfredo Camisa who had set himself a challange to capture each letter of the alphabet from signage that he came across. From 1955 and 1961, he managed 16 photographs that resulted in his Alfabeto Urbano. I tried to follow the initial … Continue readingBring me the head of Alfredo. .
Our first ever visit to Lisbon, Portugal was a flying one as we only had a day and half to explore this wonderful and historic city. We stayed in the quirky but ideally located (Baixa) and perfectly kitted out Hotel Gat Rossio (Review) and ate in the … Continue readingLisbon – Our first visit
A great night out at the famous Dispensary, Renshaw StLiverpool was had the other week. An early celebration of my birth apparentlywas the occasion. Great to see everyone, all really good friends going backover the years, one back to infants’ school! (yes, they had them … Continue readingBirthday Booze Up – Dispensary Medicine
I went to see this fabulous 26-foot high (8m) sculpture made out of knives and intended as a tribute to victims of knife crime which is being exhibited outside the Liverpool Anglican cathedral. The 100,000 weapons forming the Knife Angel have either been confiscated or … Continue readingKnife Angel – Cathedral
After spending a bit of time viewing the Knife Angel up at the Cathedral (I will post something soon about that), I dropped into the Merchant for a swifty and met up with Jonathan and Lynne. Lisa joined us later and we tried out a … Continue readingA New Bar Discovered
An eventful day saw us visit three gems of Merseyside.. The every inspiring Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight (to visit the Quentin Blake exhibition), my first ever visit to Birkenhead Park and a well-deserved grapefruit Shofferhofer in the expertly lit mezzanine of the … Continue readingLady lever, Birkenhead Park and the H1780
Most probably our last camp of 2018 was to Keswick in the beautiful Lake District. We took the little tent and managed to cook outside for most of the time but made use of the campers kitchen on one of the nights whilst staying at … Continue readingLake District – All the leaves are brown..
We have visited Pembrokeshire many times but this was our first time at Newgale campsite. Great hosts Mike and his wife and staff Stu and the painter which made our stay that extra special. Staying right next to the road may see not the most … Continue readingNewgale – Surfs Up
Our second trip to Rome saw us visit the places we didn’t get to the first time round! As last time I certainly had no problem in filling up the memory cards so the following photos are just a very small selection I took, hopefully … Continue readingRome – The Return
Another great afternoon with our very good friends, joined this time too by Adam, Kat and Julia. Without sounding a bit unadventurous we went to our favourite bars including the Kazimier garden (check out the chips the kids had), the Grapes and the Merchant, Slater … Continue readingAfternoon Drinks – Christian’s Leaving